Turbinella premekranica Vredenburg 1925 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae

Synonym: Turbinella praeovoidea Vredenburg 1916 [replaced name]

Full reference: E. Vredenburg. 1925. Description of Mollusca from the post-Eocene Tertiary formation of north-western India: Cephalopoda, Opisthobranchiata, Siphonostomata. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 50(1):1-350

Belongs to Turbinella according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Vredenburg 1925

Sister taxa: Turbinella (Mangkalia), Turbinella affinis, Turbinella amazonianum, Turbinella angulata, Turbinella brasilianus, Turbinella buccina, Turbinella chipolana, Turbinella demissa, Turbinella episoma, Turbinella falconensis, Turbinella gratus, Turbinella hermani, Turbinella junghuhni, Turbinella laevigata, Turbinella magdalenensis, Turbinella mekranica, Turbinella pilsbryi, Turbinella polygonata, Turbinella praelaevigata, Turbinella praelavigata, Turbinella praetextilis, Turbinella pyrum, Turbinella rembangensis, Turbinella scolymoides, Turbinella scopulus, Turbinella trinitatis, Turbinella valida, Turbinella wheeleri, Xancus rex, Xancus (Eoxancus), Turbinella wilsoni, Xancus regina, Xancus talarensis, Xancus paytensis, Xancus peruvianus

Type specimens:

  • Turbinella premekranica: Unknown number, a shell
  • Turbinella praeovoidea:

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Pakistan (3 collections)

• Oligocene of India (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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